Euro 2020: Johnson must back Rashford taking the knee - Gordon Brown

Euro 2020: Johnson must back Rashford taking the knee - Gordon Brown

"Marcus Rashford has stood up for some really good causes over the last year, but he's also stood up for far better race relations and community relations in this country. So we should support the team when it does this. He warned it would be "bad for Britain" if "culture wars started to develop" and "people seized on one instance of someone doing something and trying to make it a big issue that divided the public rather than united the public". Asked about the booing on Sunday, Mr Rashford said: "It's something that we can't control, and for us we believe [taking the knee is] the right thing to do, so we're going to continue to do it." And she said it was "creating division", adding: "And by the way, the people who are booing, I'm pretty sure most of them would like to end racism as well. They disagree... there's different things that people are interpreting. "There are some Conservative MPs [who] are very much against it. Why? Because Black Lives Matter stands for things that they don't stand …
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